Embassy of France in Wellington


The French Embassy in New Zealand is a bilateral mission in Wellington and promotes French interests in New Zealand. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of New Zealand. The French Embassy in Wellington is headed by Mr Francis Etienne - Ambassador of France to New Zealand.


French Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand Rural Bank Building - 13rd floor 34-42 Manners Street PO Box 11-343 Wellington New Zealand


(+64) (4) 384 25 55


(+64) (4) 384 25 77






Mr Francis Etienne - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in New Zealand require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in Wellington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for France

For all French visa related matters contact the embassy in Wellington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-nz.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+64) (4) 384 25 55 or email ambassade@ambafrance-nz.org

Consulates of France in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington there could be additional French consulates located in New Zealand.

Please check below for the locations of the French consulates in New Zealand.

French Consulates in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington, France has consulates in the following cities: Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin